I did a College Board sample essay question I had not seen before, under the same time constraints an SAT taker would have (50 minutes - it's long, and the audio isn't very interesting - you've been warned!). Here’s my answer to a sample SAT question from the College Board, which you can find at
Since the College Board has made this question available to the general public, I assume it is fair use for me to do this.
The time pressure did get to me. I also didn’t know Dana Gioia was male, so I incorrectly referred to him as “she” a few times, even though I was trying to use gender-neutral language to refer to him, since I had no idea of his gender while writing the essay. Remember, I wanted to take this under the same conditions a real SAT student would (except for the computer, which, presumably, real SAT takers can’t use without serious special accommodations for a disability).
Here's the link: https://youtu.be/-oBKR9pywGE
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